hh.exe Application Error

In have Win2K, and when i go START->HELP from the desktop i get the following error

hh.exe Application Error

The instruction at "0x5d3303f6" referenced memory at "0x5d8984f0". The memory could not be "read".

When i try and debug it, the following appears in the VC++ debugger

Unhandled exception in hh.exe HHCTRL.OCX: 0xC0000005: Access Violation

I get a similar error when i try and use my MSDN library.

I have tried deleting my hh.dat file, but it makes no difference.

Does anyone know why i cant use any of my help files (this included Word, Excel etc..)

System: AMD700,512MB,Voodoo 3 2000 PCI, Win2k, Office XP

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GUEENConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Go to start  |  run   and type   sfc.exe /scannow

See here:

Sometimes installing another version of the MSDN Library corrupts the Hhcolreg.dat file. This has been known to happen more frequently when the MSDN Library is installed from a network location.
Try manually uninstalling the MSDN Library.
Q240350 HOWTO: Manually Uninstall the MSDN Library

Perhaps this:


Otherwise, you may need to re-install IE or install a newer version of IE.  It's possible your existing copy is trashed.
AntBonAuthor Commented:
So would you suggest the problem is with IE ?. Maybe i should get the latest service pack.

Thanks for the hint with sfc.exe /scannow. I'll give that a go tonight !

AntBonAuthor Commented:
start  |  run   and type   sfc.exe /scannow..............NICE ONE !!!! I couldn't believe my eyes when it worked...UNBELIEVEABLE, i am well chuffed....

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